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Faculty Research Expo Draws Inquiring Minds, Student Researchers

November 22, 2011 by | News

The ballroom of the new Student Union took on the atmosphere of a shopping bazaar crossed with a science fair and book festival recently when the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted Chapman University’s first university-wide Faculty Research Expo. Students packed the room, perusing displays about faculty members’ research, projects and latest books in a variety

Dean Kafatos Receives an IEEE Leadership Award

November 9, 2011 by | News

Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., dean of Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Leadership and Professional Service award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Orange County Section.   He received the award at IEEE-OC’s annual awards banquet, held Oct. 29 in Costa Mesa, Calif.   The award

Professor Peterson Represented the US at Infertility Confrence in Denmark Peterson co-presented 2 papers at the 2011 meeting of the Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility

July 2, 2011 by | News

Brennan Peterson co-presented 2 papers at the 2011 meeting of the Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility (COMPI) Research meeting. The COMPI team is an interdisciplinary group of infertility scholars from the fields of medicine, public health, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Dr. Peterson represents the United States while other countries represented include Denmark, the United Kingdom, Portugal,

Chancellor Struppa Presents Research at Broadcom Conference Broadcom Corp.’s annual Technical Conference will be held held June 8th in Irvine

July 1, 2011 by | News

Chancellor Danielle Struppa was an invited presenter at Broadcom Corp.’s annual Technical Conference, held June 8 in Irvine. Broadcom, a global leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, held the annual conference for top engineers from Broadcom offices around the globe to share ideas and explore innovations. Students and scholars from universities receiving

Schmid Scientists Track Arizona Fires via Satellite The Center of Excellence in Earth Observing analyzes massive Arizona wildfires

June 10, 2011 by | News

As part of their research of Earth hazards, scientists at The Center of Excellence in Earth Observing in the Schmid College of Science are tracking the massive Arizona wildfires. The image above was captured by Terra satellite and picked up by Schmid’s own direct-broadcast antenna. More views are available at Schmid’s website. Among those studying

Dr. Piper Finds Uncommon Knowledge in Life of Common Loons Walter Piper, Ph.D., writes about the territorial battle between male loons.

January 14, 2011 by | News

The opening scene of a feature story in the current issue of Natural History magazine reads like a dispatch from the sidelines of a gladiator battle, with two males lunging, grasping, pummeling, pounding and thwacking one another in a battle to the death. But Walter Piper, Ph.D., professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Schmid

Professor Works to Find Marijuana’s Most Helpful Properties Susan Yang, Ph.D., publishes groundbreaking research on the topic.

November 30, 2010 by | Research

Marijuana’s medical use is one of the hot topics of the moment in the national media, but a leading scientist at Chapman University who has long studied the plant’s properties is working on research that may make pot an easier pill to swallow. Susan Yang, Ph.D., professor, Schmid College of Science, published ground-breaking research on the topic

Chapman University Researchers Find Big Answers in Little Sea Slugs Sea slugs low brain cell count is revealed in new research.

October 20, 2010 by | Research

No surprise — sea slugs are not the smartest creatures on the planet. They just don’t have enough brain cells. But Chapman University researchers were surprised to discover that the little invertebrates apparently are smart enough to remember a nasty lobster attack. Sea slugs have relatively few brain cells, but what they have are hefty

International Scientists Gather at Chapman for Earthquake, Volcano Conference “Electromagnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes" will take place October 4th through 6th.

September 29, 2010 by | Events

Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science will host a major international scientific meeting,“Electromagnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes,”Sunday-Wednesday, Oct. 4-6. This meeting is held once every two years in different parts of the world.   It is expected that scientists from the United States, Japan, China, Mexico, France, Italy, Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Greece, Russia, New Zealand and

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